Don’t put anything past Elon Musk. He just might do it! Musk’s The Boring Company was selling flamethrowers. They were available for $US500 ($AU622). The company has already sold out of the 20,000 it made available. The flamethrowers will bring in $US10 million total for Musk’s The Boring Company. Here’s what you need to know about The Boring Company…
Elon Musk founded The Boring Company in 2016. The company is focused on tunnel boring in traffic-heavy cities. Here’s how the process works.
This is Elon Musk’s craziest new idea… Tunnels that move your car for you. Musk’s latest venture is called The Boring Company. It’s being led by Steve Davis, a SpaceX engineer. they want to build a network of tunnels to transport cars… Up to 30 layers deep. It would use an electric skate to propel cars up to 130 MPH. Enough to get from Westwood to Los Angeles in just 5 minutes. Musk has already begun digging at SpaceX’s LA headquarters… To figure out how to improve tunnelling speed. Forget LA traffic!
The Boring Company has sold popular merchandise before. Back in December, Musk teased the sale of flamethrowers after reaching 50,000 hats. And he delivered.
Musk has turned to Twitter to share the flamethrower’s success. He even addressed a rumour that he was creating a zombie apocalypse to increase sales. The flamethrowers took little convincing to buy.
The product page for the Flamethrower is simple. A list of terms and conditions are in small writing. And they are quite comedic. “May not be used on Boring Company decorative lacquered hay bales or Boring Company dockside munitions warehouses”. The Boring Company is even selling a fire extinguisher.
The flamethrower, fire extinguisher, and hat are the only products The Boring Company sells right now. Selling items with the company’s logo on it seems to be working. Who knows what Elon Musk will think of next.
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